First class of LEADS graduates guide the way!

April 22, 2021

The flexible and customizable degree program allows students to shape their bachelor's degree and earn a certificate in a high-demand area (leadership, applied data analytics, project management or or intercultural competence and communication).

Trans-racial adoption and racial microaggression

April 20, 2021

Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Associate Professor Kim McKee was interviewed on KCBS radio for her expertise, research and thoughts on trans-national adoption.

IRIS Faculty interviewed by LA TIMES

April 20, 2021

Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Associate Professor Kim McKee was recently interviewed by the LA Times for an article entitled �I�m not allowed to feel those things�: How adoptees experience anti-Asian hate.

Krista Benson, Ph.D. Pew Teaching with Technology Award

February 2, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Krista Benson on being selected for the 2020 Pew Teaching with Technology Award!

Professor Denise Goerisch Book Published

September 28, 2020

We are excited to share that IRIS Professor Dr. Denise Goerisch, Assistant Chair and Assistant Professor, had had a book published, The True Cost of College (Palgrave MacMillan).

GVSU earns national recognition for increasing study abroad

April 1, 2020

Last year, a group of 11 TRIO students traveled to Chile for a two-week program at the Universidad del Bío-Bío. Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies faculty, Professor Justin Pettibone, was the faculty lead on the trip.

LEADS Online Accelerated Bachelor's Degree for Adult Students

February 13, 2020

The LEADS program delivers an integrative studies bachelor's degree PLUS a certificate in one of four skill categories that employers are asking for by name: leadership, data analytics, project management, or global communication.

Shaping Narratives

January 21, 2020

We are so excited to see the incredible work of the "Shaping Narratives" team brought to a national audience. This path-breaking effort takes a new approach to public media - training community leaders of color of storytellers through broadcast media.

Challenge Scholar Students

December 18, 2019

IRIS Faculty member Justin Pettibone was part of a team working with Challenge Scholar students from Union Red Hawks - GR visited GVSU and sat in on a series of GV student presentations.

Diversity and inclusion at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

December 9, 2019

Professor Marilyn Preston presented at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!

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